Alan Shepard

…This is Cap Com on HF, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. How do you read 7?

Gus Grissom

… Here, do you read me, do you read me on HF? … Going back to U … Boy is that … Retro, I'm back on UHF, and, ah, the jett … the retros have jettisoned. Now I can see the Cape and, oh boy, that is some sight. I can't see too much.

Gus Grissom

Roger, I am on UHF high, do you read me?

Alan Shepard

Roger, reading you loud and clear on UHF high, can you confirm retrojettison?

Gus Grissom

OK, periscope is retracting, going to reentry attitude.

Alan Shepard

Roger. Retros are jettisoned, scope has retracted, you're going to reentry attitude.

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Spoken on July 21, 1961, 12:27 p.m. UTC (57 years, 1 month ago). Link to this transcript range is: Tweet

Alan Shepard

Bell 7 from Cap Com, your IP is right on.